TERMS, POLICIES, & CONDITIONS

TERMS, POLICIES, & CONDITIONS

Welcome to The USMLE Success Academy, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “The Success Academy”). By visiting USMLESUCCESS.NET (the “Site”) or by using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms, Policies, and Conditions, The Success Academy’s Privacy Policy (see below), and The Success Academy’s Photo, Video, and Sound Recording Release (see below)(opt-out provision included). The Success Academy reserves the right to change these Terms, Policies, and Conditions and Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice and will make all reasonable efforts to make the most recent versions available on the Site. By using this Site and continuing to use the Site or our Services after any modifications, you agree to all of the Terms, Polices, and Conditions and Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by any and all such changes.

Disclaimer:

The Success Academy is an independent informational/tutoring program, and is solely intended to help prepare medical graduates for the USMLE exams. The programs, whether acquired via free download or paid registration, are not intended to replace the traditional classroom educational experience and is solely intended as a review of the important USMLE testable material. The Success Academy makes no claim or offers of any guarantee with respect to the actual scores of its enrollees. The Success Academy takes no responsibility for any students’ results on the exam or in the future of their career. The Success Academy is in no way affiliated with the NBME or USMLE organizations, or any other governing licensing body.

Ownership:

This Site and Applications are owned and operated by The Success Academy. All right, title and interest in and to the materials provided on this Site and Applications, including but not limited to information, documents, logos, graphics, sounds and images (the “Materials”) are owned by The Success Academy.  Except as otherwise expressly provided by The Success Academy, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, displayed, transmitted or distributed in any way and nothing on this Site or on any Applications shall be construed to confer any license under any of The Success Academy’s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise.

Personal Use Only:

This Site is for personal use only. Commercial use of the Site or of any Site content is strictly prohibited.

Payment Plan Policy (All Programs)(Payment Plans Are No Longer Available & This Section Applies Only to Past Students That Entered Into a Previously Available Payment Plan):

1. All payment plans are legally binding agreements.

2. Students who fail to make monthly payments or adhere to any other payment arrangements will lose access to the course lectures without prior notice and with no refund of tuition paid up to that point in time.

3. Students who wish to cancel their payment plan may only do so based upon the Refund Policy(ies) detailed below and must continue to make the scheduled payments in accordance with the schedule set-forth in the particular payment plan(s) chosen upon registration.

4. Failure to make payments as to any outstanding balance will result in immediate termination of your access to the course lectures, the filing of legal proceedings to collect on the debt, and the reporting of the uncollected debt to any and all credit bureaus.

5. In the event that a legal proceeding and/or debt collection action has been commenced to recover any outstanding balance for failure to make a scheduled payment, the prevailing party shall be held strictly responsible for payment of all reasonable costs and fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs in accordance with the law.

Refund Policy (Online Step 1 Program):

1. Students are granted a twenty-four (24) hour grace period from the time of their registration to request a refund and the request for a refund must be made in writing. A fifteen percent (15%) processing fee will be applied to any refund made prior to or during this period. At the end of the twenty-four (24) hour grace period no refunds will be granted for any reason whatsoever unless you have qualified for the Passing Score Guarantee.  Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee

2. Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

3. Students who do not finish all of the course’s videos, for any reason whatsoever, will not be eligible for a refund.

4. Students who decide to forego taking the Step 1 examination, for any reason whatsoever, will not be eligible for a refund.

5. Time constraint issues shall not form a basis for eligibility to receive a refund.

6. Extraordinary circumstances experienced by a student that affects their ability to continue and/or complete the program shall not be granted a refund, but may at the sole discretion of The Success Academy be granted extensions of their prior video access for a limited time.

7. Students must write the exam within one-hundred and twenty (120) days from their registration expiration in the program in order to qualify for the Passing Score Guarantee.

8. Students must inform us of an exam failure within fourteen (14) days in order to be eligible to tuition refund.

9. All refunds provided according to this Paragraph shall be either processed directly to the payment method used upon registration or mailed to the student’s address provided during the registration within two (2) to four (4) weeks from the date of cancellation.

10. In the event that a legal proceeding and/or debt collection action has been commenced to enforce any of the Terms contained in these Terms, Policies, and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be held strictly responsible for payment of all reasonable costs and fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs in accordance with the law.

11. (Only applicable for students in the Premium Online Program and all Step 2 CK Online Programs with the applicable Passing Score Guarantee): In addition to Paragraphs 1 through 10 above, students that have accepted the required Passing Score Guarantee will be issued a refund in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Passing Score Guarantee where applicable.  Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee

Refund Policy (Live Step 1 Program):

1. Students making a $500.00 down-payment to reserve a seat in any upcoming Step 1 Live session will not receive a refund of the down-payment and shall receive a refund of the remainder of the tuition paid in accordance with paragraphs two (2) through seven (7) of this section.

2. Students who cancel in writing prior to the commencement of the program will be subject to a $500.00 non-refundable fee and shall receive a refund of 100% of the remainder of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.  Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

3. Students who cancel in writing after the first day of their session but before the second day of their session shall receive a refund of 80% of the remainder of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.  Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

4. Students who cancel in writing after the second day of their session but before the third day of their session shall receive a refund of 60% of the remainder of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.  Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

5. Students who cancel in writing after the third session begins will not be issued any refund of the remainder of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.

6. Students who are shipped their course materials at any time prior to the commencement of the program will not be issued any refund of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.

7. Students that switch from their originally registered session into another session must provide thirty (30) days advance written notice of doing so.  In the event that the required notice is not provided a $500.00 fee will be assessed in order to switch into a different session.  Moreover, students that are issued a Letter of Attendance for submission to a government agency for issuance of a Travel Visa or for use as identification for entry at the border of the United States of America will not be issued a refund of the tuition paid, but may, at the sole discretion of the USMLE Success Academy, be provided with a refund of the Hotel Accommodations fee paid where applicable.

8. All refunds provided according to this Paragraph shall be either processed directly to the payment method used upon registration or mailed to the student’s address provided during the registration within two (2) to four (4) weeks from the date of cancellation.

9. In the event that a legal proceeding and/or debt collection action has been commenced to enforce any of the Terms contained in these Terms, Policies, and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be held strictly responsible for payment of all reasonable costs and fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs in accordance with the law.

10. In addition to Paragraphs 1 through 9 above, students that have accepted the required Passing Score Guarantee will be issued a refund in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Passing Score Guarantee where applicable.  Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee

Refund Policy (Live plus Online Step 1 Program Bundles):

1. Students making a $500.00 down-payment to reserve a seat in any upcoming Step 1 Live session will not receive a refund of the down-payment and shall receive a refund of the remainder of the tuition paid in accordance with paragraphs two (2) through eight (8) of this section.

2. Students are granted a twenty-four (24) hour grace period from the time of their registration to request a refund and the request for a refund must be made in writing.  Students shall receive a refund of the remainder of the tuition paid in accordance with paragraph three (3) of this section.  A fifteen percent (15%) processing fee will be applied to any refund made prior to or during this period.  At the end of the twenty-four (24) hour grace period no refunds will be granted for any reason whatsoever unless you have qualified for the Passing Score Guarantee (Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee).  Students that have begun the Step 1 Live Program and have not accessed their Online Program or have access remaining in their Online Program will not be granted a refund of their Online Program tuition for any reason whatsoever.

3. Students who cancel their Step 1 Live program prior to the commencement of the session will not receive a refund of the down-payment and will be responsible for the full price tuition of the Online program at the time of their initial registration.

4. Students that have completed the Online program and who cancel their Step 1 Live program in writing prior to the commencement of the session will be subject to a $500.00 non-refundable fee and shall receive a refund of 100% of the remainder of the Step 1 Live tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.

5. Students that have completed the Online program and who cancel their Step 1 Live program in writing after the first day of their session but before the second day of their session begins shall receive a refund of 80% of the remainder of the Step 1 Live tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.  Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

6. Students that have completed the Online program and who cancel their Step 1 Live program in writing after the second day of their session but before the third day of their session shall receive a refund of 60% of the remainder of the Step 1 Live tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.  Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

7. Students that have completed the Online program and who cancel their Step 1 Live program in writing after the third day of their session begins will not be issued any refund of the remainder of the Step 1 Live tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.

8. Students who are shipped their Step 1 Live course materials at any time prior to and/or after the commencement of the Online and/or Live program(s) will not be issued any refund of the Step 1 Live and/or Online tuition  (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid.

9. All refunds provided according to this Paragraph shall be either processed directly to the payment method used upon registration or mailed to the student’s address provided during the registration within two (2) to four (4) weeks from the date of cancellation.

10. In the event that a legal proceeding and/or debt collection action has been commenced to enforce any of the Terms contained in these Terms, Policies, and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be held strictly responsible for payment of all reasonable costs and fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs in accordance with the law.

11. In addition to Paragraphs 1 through 10 above, students that have accepted the required Passing Score Guarantee will be issued a refund in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Passing Score Guarantee where applicable.  Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee

Refund Policy (Live Mini-Mock Exam and Four & Five Day CS Programs):

1. Students that provide twenty-one (21) days notice of cancellation in writing prior to the commencement of their registered session date shall receive a refund of 100% of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid subject to paragraph four (4) of this Section.

2. Students that do not provide the required notice contained in paragraph one (1) of this section will not be issued any refund of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid, but may at the sole discretion of the The Success Academy be provided with an alternative date to take the program or a credit to be used towards the purchase of The Success Academy’s other products or services.

3. Students that register for the program within one (1) week of their session start date will not be issued any refund of the tuition (and Hotel Accommodations fee where applicable) paid, but may at the sole discretion of the The Success Academy be provided with an alternative date to take the program or a credit to be used for the purchase of The Success Academy’s other products or services.

4. Students that modify their original session start date for a different session start date shall not receive a refund of the tuition paid.  Additionally, all cancellations shall be subject to a 15% processing fee.  

5. All refunds provided according to this Paragraph shall be either processed directly to the payment method used upon registration or mailed to the student’s address provided during the registration within two (2) to four (4) weeks from the date of cancellation.

6. In the event that a legal proceeding and/or debt collection action has been commenced to enforce any of the Terms contained in these Terms, Policies, and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be held strictly responsible for payment of all reasonable costs and fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs in accordance with the law.

Refund Policy (Online Step 2 CK Program):

1. Students are granted a twenty-four (24) hour grace period from the time they register to request a refund in writing. A fifteen percent (15%) processing fee will be applied to any refund made prior to or during this period. At the end of the twenty-four (24) hour grace period no refunds will be granted for any reason whatsoever unless you have qualified for the Passing Score Guarantee.  Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee

2. Students must return all coursebooks and/or course materials in order to be eligible for a refund consistent with the Terms herein.

3. Students who do not finish all of the course’s videos, for any reason whatsoever, will not be eligible for a refund.

4. Students who decide to forego taking the Step 1 examination, for any reason whatsoever, will not be eligible for a refund.

5. Time constraint issues shall not form a basis for eligibility to receive a refund.

6. Extraordinary circumstances experienced by a student that affects their ability to continue and/or complete the program shall not be granted a refund, but may at the sole discretion of The Success Academy be granted extensions of their prior video access for a limited time.

7. Students must write the exam within one-hundred and twenty (120) days from their registration expiration in the program in order to qualify for the Passing Score Guarantee.

8. Students must inform us of an exam failure within fourteen (14) days in order to be eligible to tuition refund.

9. All refunds provided according to this Paragraph shall be either processed directly to the payment method used upon registration or mailed to the student’s address provided during the registration within two (2) to four (4) weeks from the date of cancellation.

10. In the event that a legal proceeding and/or debt collection action has been commenced to enforce any of the Terms contained in these Terms, Policies, and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be held strictly responsible for payment of all reasonable costs and fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs in accordance with the law.

11. (Only applicable for students in the Premium Online Program and all Step 2 CK Online Programs with the applicable Passing Score Guarantee): In addition to Paragraphs 1 through 10 above, students that have accepted the required Passing Score Guarantee will be issued a refund in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Passing Score Guarantee where applicable.  Please click the following link for further details and information on the Terms & Conditions for the Passing Score Guarantee: Guarantee

Copyrights:

All content, applications, digital downloads, data compilations on the Site and all text, photographs, graphics, video and audio included in them (“Site Materials”) are the property of or licensed to The Success Academy. The Site contains material that is protected by copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights, and the Site is protected as a collective work under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. Except for User Content that you own, you may not download, modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any component of the Site Materials or The Success Academy’s Services.

Trademarks:

The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of The Success Academy. You may not use the Trademarks in connection with any product or service that does not belong to us, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users about whether we are the source, sponsor, or endorser of the product or service, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us. You may not frame the content of the Site without express, written consent from The Success Academy.

Reporting to Copyright Agent:

If you are a copyright owner or agent thereof and believe that any of the Site Materials infringes upon your copyright, please submit notice, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512 ©) to our Copyright Agent with the following information: (I) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright; (II) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (III) the URL of the location containing the material that you claim is infringing; (IV) your address, telephone number, and email address; (V) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (VI) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Our Chief Compliance Officer can be reached as follows: By phone: (888) 896-4224 (extension 3) By email: ttzivas@usmlesuccess.net

Your Account:

You represent that you are at least eighteen years old and that you have the right and ability to enter into these Terms, Policies, and Conditions. All persons under the age of eighteen cannot open an account and must receive the consent of a parent or guardian before using an account.

You will be allocated a username and password that you must use to gain access to The Success Academy’s Services (“Service”). You agree to keep your password confidential. You must notify us immediately if you lose your password or if it is disclosed to anyone. It is your sole responsibility to protect your password and to immediately notify The Success Academy of any unauthorized use of your account. You may change your password on the Service at any time. You acknowledge that anyone who correctly enters your username and password will gain access to your account and that you will be responsible and liable for the activities of that person whilst they are online, for any material to which that person is exposed, and any and all costs or charges associated with that person’s use of the Service.

If you experience any difficulties with your connection it is your responsibility to advise The Success Academy at info@usmlesuccess.net. We are not responsible for any loss of internet connection/access or for any failure to access the Services provided by The Success Academy.

You accept that your use of The Success Academy’s Services is at your own risk. Neither The Success Academy nor its providers will be liable for any loss, damage, cost, expense or liability arising from any claims due to your use, misuse or attempted use of any facility or service covered by this Agreement. Further, you agree to fully indemnify, and to keep indemnified, The Success Academy and its providers for any loss, damage, cost, expense or liability reasonably incurred or suffered by, or awarded against, The Success Academy or its providers and which arises from your use, misuse or attempted use of any facility or service covered by this Agreement.

You understand that the Internet contains viruses, Trojan programs and other computer programs that may destroy or corrupt data on your own system. You agree to protect your system against viruses on a regular basis. You agree that we have no control over such programs or viruses and that we are not liable for any damage to, or loss of data caused by a virus or other similar program. You are solely liable for all charges arising from use of your account as a result of viruses, Trojan programs, or other computer programs.

You expressly agree that use of the Service including any content you may obtain through or on the Service including reproduction, communication or making available of material derived from your use of the Service is at your sole risk.

If in our opinion you act irresponsibly or recklessly in using the Services including by breach of these terms and conditions, The Success Academy reserves the right at any time and without notice to you to change your service or suspend or terminate your account.

You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms, Policies, and Conditions.

The Success Academy undertakes only limited monitoring for and filtering of spam. It is the responsibility of each End User to implement spam filtering software.

You must not use, suffer, or permit another to use this Service in an unlawful manner that violates any local, state, or international law, order or regulation.

You acknowledge and accept that you are responsible for your use of the Services including for the content of any data or information, which you may send or receive or store while using The Success Academy’s Services.

You acknowledge that the network used to provide the Services is not necessarily a secure and confidential method of communications and shall transmit data on the network at your own risk.

You acknowledge that neither The Success Academy, nor its providers will be responsible for ensuring that any material sent or received by means of the Services is sent or received correctly.

You agree not to use the Service to:

  • store, send, or distribute material which is unsolicited, offensive, obscene, indecent, pornographic, confidential, menacing, may cause annoyance or needless anxiety, or that could give rise to civil or criminal proceedings;
  • distribute unsolicited advertising or spam or overload any network or system;
  • do anything, including store, send or distribution of material which defames, harasses, threatens, abuses, menaces, offends or violates the privacy of any person;
  • do anything, including store, send or distribution of e material of an illegal or fraudulent nature, including activities prohibited under any applicable state, international, and commonwealth law;
  • breach any laws, codes, standards and content requirements of any relevant authority;
  • do anything, including store, send or distribution of material which interferes with the normal operation of the Service or its use by other users or restricts any person or which inhibits any other user from enjoying the Services, the Internet or the network and systems used to deliver this service;
  •  access, monitor, or use any data, systems or networks, including another person’s private information, without authority or attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any data, system or network;
  • compromise the security or integrity of any network or system including any part of our network;
  • place any viruses or other similar programs onto the Service or the Internet;
  • store, distribute or reproduce commercial software, or reproduce a third party’s software or material without the legal owner’s permission;
  • forge header information, email source address or other user information;
  • use another person’s name, username or password or otherwise attempt to gain access to the account of any other customer;
  • tamper with, hinder the operation of, or make unauthorized modifications to any network or system;
  • attempt any of the above, or permit another person to do any of the above.

You acknowledge that we may monitor your use of the Service to ensure your compliance with these terms. In conjunction with relevant law enforcement agencies we may investigate any misuse of the Service by you. If your use of the Service results in loss to The Success Academy or other users, we may require you to pay compensation and/or damages.

You agree that we are not responsible for any unsolicited or unwelcome information disseminated via the Internet to you or the consequences of you receiving such information.

You agree that we do not warrant that the Service will be available continuously or free of faults.

You agree that we are not liable in any way if your equipment fails.

You may not resell any Content or Services provided by The Success Academy.

Limitations on Liability:

YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL INFORMATION ON THE SITES AND/OR INCLUDED IN E-MAILS DISTRIBUTED TO YOU BY US IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SUCCESS ACADEMY BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Linked Site(s):

We do not endorse and are not responsible for the availability or content of other services that may be linked to our Site.

Waiver of Jury Trial:

The parties hereby irrevocably waive any and all right to trial by jury in any legal proceedings arising from or relating to these Terms, Policies, and Conditions.

Choice of Law and Forum:

Any dispute between us arising from or related to these Terms, Policies, and Conditions will be governed by Illinois law and the exclusive forum for disputes arising from or related to this Agreement shall be the state and federal courts of Illinois.

Severability:

If any provision of these Terms, Policies, and Conditions are ruled unenforceable, that provision will be severed from this Agreement, and the other provisions will remain in full force and effect notwithstanding the severed provisions.

Compliance with Export Restrictions:

You may not access, download, use or export the Site, Applications, or the Materials in violation of United States export laws or regulations or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of any United States or foreign agency or authority and to assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required. You acknowledge and agree that the Materials are subject to the United States Export Administration Laws and Regulations and agree that none of the Materials or any direct product therefrom is being or will be acquired for, shipped, transferred or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals or used for any prohibited purpose.

Changes to These Terms, Policies, & Conditions:

The Success Academy may update these Terms, Policies, and Conditions without any prior written consent. Any changes to these Terms. Policies, and Conditions in the future will be posted to the Site. Your continued use of the Site or our Services will indicate your agreement to such changes.

Additional Terms:

Some of The Success Academy’s Services may be subject to additional posted guidelines, rules or terms of service (“Additional Terms”) and your use of such Services will be conditioned on your agreement to the Additional Terms.  If there is any conflict between these Terms, Policies, and Conditions and the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will control for that Service, unless the Additional Terms expressly state that these Terms, Policies, and Conditions will control.

Acknowledgement:

BY USING THE SUCCESS ACADEMY’S SERVICES OR ACCESSING THE SUCCESS ACADEMY’S SITE OR APPLICATIONS, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS, POLICIES, AND CONDITIONS AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

Updated September 26, 2014

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy explains how The Success Academy collects, uses, shares, and protects information obtained from the Site. By visiting the Site you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect:

When you visit the Site, we may send one or more cookies–a small file containing a string of characters–to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the Site during future visits. Our servers may automatically record information when you visit our Site. These servers’ logs may include information such as your web request and Internet Protocol address.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, including personally identifying information such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, educational background, educational goals and interests, and credit card information (“personal data”).

Use of Your Information:

We may use your personal data in the following ways:

  • for the purpose you provided personal data, for example to enroll you in one of our courses, to process your order of one of our products, or to respond to a specific inquiry;
  • to enhance your experience of other products and services of The Success Academy;
  • to enhance, support, advance, market, and develop our business;
  • to send you information about The Success Academy’s products or services and information that we believe will be of interest to you or to send you information about select third party’s products or services that may be of interest to you (although you may choose upfront that we not share your personal data with these third parties by notifying us at ttzivas@usmlesuccess.net
  • to allow you access to the Site to post your content or communicate with others; and
  • as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

 Disclosure of Your Information:

We do not share your information with third parties for their marketing purposes. We may disclose your information in response to legal process, to protect our rights, as otherwise required by law, or for the prevention or detection of a crime. If we sell The Success Academy or part of it, or our business enters into a joint venture with another business entity, we may disclose your information to our new business partners or owners who may then provide you with information about their products and services. We may share your data with service providers who help us to run the Site or to fulfill your request. We may share your data with our affiliates and subsidiaries. We may share your data to collect on a debt or unfulfilled obligation owed by you.

Transfer of Data Outside of Your Home Country:

Your information will be held in the United States of America and/or Canada. Your information may also be stored, processed, and accessed in other countries where The Success Academy operates and/or has facilities. By using the Site, you consent to the transfer of your information outside your country, including to the United States of America and Canada.

Spam & Preventing Dissemination:

You can let The Success Academy know if you do not want us to send you information by taking the following steps:

  • To stop further delivery of informational emails, click the opt-out link at the bottom of the email messages;
  • To let us know about your other communication preferences, either call (888) 896-4224 or send an email ttzivas@usmlesuccess.net. Please identify all the email addresses, postal address information, and phone numbers that you may have submitted to us.

You can let us know if you do not want us to share your data with other companies by either calling (888) 896-4224 or sending an email to ttzivas@usmlesuccess.net. Please identify all the data you have submitted to us in order to ensure that all your email addresses, postal address information, and phone numbers are marked “do not share.”

Information Retention:

We will retain your information for a reasonable period or for as long as the law requires.

Changes to This Policy:

The Success Academy may update this Privacy Policy without any prior written consent. Any changes to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted to the Site. Your continued use of the Site or our Services will indicate your agreement to such changes.

Acknowledgement:

BY USING THE SUCCESS ACADEMY’S SERVICES OR ACCESSING THE SUCCESS ACADEMY’S SITE OR APPLICATIONS, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE PRIVACY POLICY AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY IT.

Updated September 26, 2014

PHOTO, VIDEO AND SOUND RECORDING RELEASE

By electronically accepting this Photo, Video and Sound Recording Release (the “Release”), you are irrevocably giving permission to The Success Academy and The Success Academy’s officers, agents, employees, successors, licensees, and assigns to take and use photographs, video or sound recordings of you for The Success Academy’s commercial, informational, marketing, and promotional purposes. You may opt out of agreeing to this Release by emailing ttzivas@usmlesuccess.net and writing in the Subject Line “Opt-Out of Photo, Video, and Sound Recording Release.”

Your consent to the use of the photographs, video and sound recordings and your image, likeness, appearance, and voice is for forever. You will not receive compensation for the use of your image, likeness, appearance, and voice now or in the future. The Success Academy may use the photographs, video and sound recordings containing your image, likeness, appearance and voice in any manner or media, including use on web pages. The photographs, video and sound recordings may be used in whole or in part, alone or with other recordings. The photographs, video and sound recordings may be used for any commercial, marketing, promotional or informational purposes whatsoever. The Success Academy has the right and may allow others outside The Success Academy to copy, edit, alter, retouch, revise and otherwise change the photographs, video and sound recordings at The Success Academy’s discretion. All right, title, and interest in the photographs, video and sound recordings belong solely to The Success Academy.

The Success Academy will not use your name, biography, and any other personal data in or in connection with any such uses of the photographs, video and sound recordings.

I understand and agree to the conditions outlined in this photograph, video and sound recording release. I irrevocably give consent to The Success Academy and The Success Academy’s officers, agents, employees, successors, licensees, and assigns forever to make use of my image, likeness, appearance, and voice in photographs, video and sound recordings as described above. I acknowledge that I am fully aware of the contents of this Release and am under no disability, duress, or undue influence at the time of my electronically accepting this Release.

Updated September 26, 2014

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